Posted by: storyboardpro | March 8, 2011

4H Youth in Jefferson County

Over 100 years of service to youth! Jefferson County 4-H provides free activities, events, and clubs for youth ages K-12 throughout the county.

All 4-H youth development emphasizes three types of basic life skills: Competency, coping, and contributing. Areas of focus include animals, technology, home arts, alternative sports, challenge activities,leadership and much more.

Find out more online: http://4h.jefferson.wsu.edu/index.php?page=clubs

4H Youth in Jefferson County

4H animal care agriculture programs for kids and much more.

Whether youth participate in clubs, after school programs, day camps, or in other program settings, the 4-H mission and goals remain the same:

  • To help our children become involved in their community,
  • Respect themselves and others
  • Develop to their full potential

You Should Know:

  • 4-H is the largest out of school youth program in the U.S., with almost 7 million members and 500,000 teen and adult volunteers.
  • As a collaboratively supported youth program of Washington State University, WSU Extension, and local county government, 4-H receives county and university support for all its project areas and howtobcome.
  • Our local 4-H is the place where all Jefferson County youth in grades K-12 can join FREE and explore youth leadership, hands-on learning, and community service.

4-H Jefferson County includes:

  • 40 clubs
  • 900 Youth Served Annually (47% teens)
  • 110 Adult Volunteer Leaders
  • Two After School Programs
  • In-School Programs
  • Special Events
  • Summer Camps
  • WSU 4-H Gibbs Lake Challenge Course
  • University Support

Contact: Sue Hay
Interim 4-H Coordinator
360-379-5610 ext. 208
360-385-4614; cell: 360-774-1569
shay@jefferson.wsu.edu


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